WEBINAR | 14 MAY 2020  

Steel Market Update: Insights, Analysis and The Road Ahead

The impact of COVID-19 has dominated the Australian steel industry and our big question is where to from here? What is next for both the domestic and international markets and how will COVID-19 affect your business for 2020?
This webinar, held on 14th May, provided ASA members and guests with detailed insight into the big issues  shaping market conditions and a look forward to the likely trends, challenges, and forecasts emerging for the rest of the year.  
Paul Bartholomew, Senior Managing Editor, Market Insight, Platts Steel Business Briefing (SBB), shared the latest research and views on issue including:

  • Uncertainty around cash flow and credit among end-users and distributors

  • Shocks to the supply chain and shifts in production and demand

  • Expectations for steel and iron ore prices and demand in Q3

  • International market insights – including the likelihood of China’s steel production rebounding in the second half of 2020


Paul Bartholomew
Senior Managing Editor, Market Insight
Platts Steel Business Briefing (SBB)

Paul is an industry expert with his finger on the pulse.

He is responsible for leading Platts' team of Asia-based

analysts covering the steel and materials markets.

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This marked our first event for the year, and want a fantastic night it was. 

ASA Melbourne Cup Calcutta – River Room, Crown Casino – Friday 1st November 2019


What a great day we had for Friday’s Australian Steel Association Melbourne Cup Calcutta. Plenty of opportunities to network and great presentation from across the industry with distributors, traders, service providers, shipping agents and insurance providers all coming together for one big social event.

Of course there was a great entertainment from comedian Dave Thornton. 

We would like to thank our key sponsor Swire Shipping and also to Ligentia. Thank you one and all for your support on the day!

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